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What is the maximum number of interfaces supported by Check Point software?
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Maximum number of supported interfaces on non-VSX Security Gateway / non-VSX Cluster / Security Management Server / Multi-Domain Security Management Server:

Note: These are default total numbers of Physical interfaces, VLAN and VTI interfaces on a machine.

OS Version Number of Interfaces Notes
Gaia R80.10,
R77.X,
R76,
R75.4X

 

1024  
SecurePlatform R55,
R54 
256  
R77.X,
R76,
R75.X,
R71.X,
R70.X,
R6X
1015
  • either 255 VLANs per physical interface without with Dynamic Routing
  • or 200 VLANs per physical interface with Dynamic Routing
IPSO All 256 IPSO v3.6 and lower
1024 IPSO v3.7 and above.
The installed Check Point software imposes a stricter limit of 1015 interfaces.
Windows All 32  

 

Maximum number of supported interfaces on VSX Gateway / VSX Cluster:

Note: These are default total numbers of Physical interfaces and VLAN interfaces on a machine.

Version OS Number of Interfaces Notes
R77.X and above Gaia 4096 Total number on VSX Gateway machine itself, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
128
(up to 256)
On each Virtual System, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
(refer to sk99121 - How to add more than 64 interfaces for a Virtual System in VSX cluster R77 and above)
R76,
R75.40VS 
Gaia 4096 Total number on VSX Gateway machine itself, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
64 On each Virtual System, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
VSX NGX R6X

SecurePlatform,
X-Series XOS,
IPSO

4096 Total number on VSX Gateway machine itself, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
64 On each Virtual System, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
VSX NGX
Scalability Pack
SecurePlatform,
X-Series XOS,
IPSO 
1024 Total number on VSX Gateway machine itself, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
64 On each Virtual System, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
VSX NGX SecurePlatform,
X-Series XOS,
IPSO 
1024 Total number on VSX Gateway machine itself, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
60 On each Virtual System, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
VSX NG AI SecurePlatform,
X-Series XOS,
IPSO 
1024 Total number on VSX Gateway machine itself, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces
14 On each Virtual System, includes VLANs and Warp interfaces

 

Refer to the Release Notes of the relevant version:

Version Release
Notes
Relevant
section
R80.x Link Chapter "Open Server Hardware Requirements" - "Maximum Number of Interfaces Supported by Platform"
R77.X Link Chapter "Operating System Requirements" - "Maximum Number of Interfaces Supported by Platform"
R76 Link Chapter "System Requirements" - "Platform Requirements" - "Maximum Number of Interfaces Supported by Platform"
R75.40VS Link
R75.4X Link
R75.20 / R75.30 Link
R75 / R75.10 Link
R71.X Link
R70.X Link

 

Related Solution: sk113247 - Maximum number of VLAN and VAPs for Gaia Embedded Appliances.

Maximum number of supported interfaces on vSEC:

Scalable Platforms Appliances

Refer to sk121094.

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